Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Sociology and Anthropology

First Advisor

Dr. Mary Ann Lamanna


The subject of this thesis is sexual harassment of working women. Sexual harassment is defined for the purposes of this research as "any repeated an unwanted sexual comments, looks, suggestions or physical contact that one finds objectionable or offensive and causes one discomfort on the job or in the classroom." Sexual harassment has been discussed and debated in the popular media since the mid 1970s. It has also become a legal issue and a number of sexual harassment suits have been filed by sexually harassed women.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 1983, Christina L. Smith Montgomery

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